Fourth festivities will feature new fair
Among the countless events inherited from Fourth of July festivities stretching decades into the past, two new events will feature in this year's festivities.
A Red, White and Blue fair aims to boost participation in the Southeast Alaska State fair by providing prospective participants with an early means of participation. In addition to that, big wheel and wheel-barrow races will carry the Wrangell-wide party past the end of events on the Fourth and into the weekend.
Nostalgia inspired the fair, in part, said Shawna Buness, who is chairing the event.
“We're kind of modeling it off of the...